The Madwoman of Chaillot

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  • G
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1969
  • Running time: 132 min
The Madwoman of Chaillot is a 1969 American satirical comedy-drama film made by Commonwealth United Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. It was directed by Bryan Forbes and produced by Ely A. Landau with Anthony B. Unger as associate producer. read more
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The Madwoman of Chaillot is a 1969 American satirical comedy-drama film made by Commonwealth United Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. It was directed by Bryan Forbes and produced by Ely A. Landau with Anthony B. Unger as associate producer. The screenplay was by Edward Anhalt, adapted by Maurice Valency from the celebrated play La Folle de Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux, via the English adaptation The Madwoman of Chaillot. The music score was by Michael J. Lewis and the cinematography by Burnett Guffey and Claude Renoir. The film stars Katharine Hepburn with Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka, Yul Brynner, Richard Chamberlain, Edith Evans and Donald Pleasence. A musical version of the play entitled Dear World with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, and starring Angela Lansbury, opened on Broadway in 1969.

Original Release

10/12/1969

Cast

Katharine Hepburn Countess Aurelia
Paul Henreid The General
Oskar Homolka The Commissar
Yul Brynner The Chairman
Richard Chamberlain Roderick
Edith Evans Josephine
Donald Pleasence The Prospector
John Gavin The Reverend
Henri Virlojeux The Peddler
Danny Kaye The Ragpicker
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Bryan Forbes, John Huston

Writers

Edward Anhalt, Jean Giraudoux, Maurice Valency

Cast

Katharine Hepburn Countess Aurelia
Paul Henreid The General
Oskar Homolka The Commissar
Yul Brynner The Chairman
Richard Chamberlain Roderick
Edith Evans Josephine
Donald Pleasence The Prospector
John Gavin The Reverend
Henri Virlojeux The Peddler
Danny Kaye The Ragpicker
Giulietta Masina Gabrielle
Charles Boyer The Broker
Claude Dauphin Dr. Jadin
Margaret Leighton Constance, the Madwoman of Passy
Nanette Newman Irma
George Hilsdon Waiter
Gilles Ségal Deaf mute
Gaston Palmer Juggler
Harriett Ariel Flower girl
Jackie Farley Poule

Producers

Editors

Roger Dwyre

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